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Cutting for Stone…on my phone?

So, it's been a while. I have been, not only a reluctant reader, but a negligent blogger. When you write a book blog and you're not reading, you're not writing. I've not been in this position before...

I’m not a Reluctant Reader, Honest!

I have jokingly poked fun at my fellow LOL'ers who come to book club for the wine and the food and of course, the fun. Some of us read more than others. There's Vikki, consumer of books extraordinaire. A member of three book clubs, she...

The Conflict to Come in Cutting for Stone

Abraham Verhese, New York Times bestselling author of Cutting For Stone   Why is it that the months seem to be soaring by this spring? According to my Kindle, I'm 27% of the way through our current novel, Cutting for Stone. With our book club meeting to...

Beautiful Prose in Cutting for Stone

The first quality I noted when I started this month's book, Cutting for Stone, was the beautifully descriptive prose. Certainly author Abraham Verghese is poet. Right off the top, a lovely description of the change of seasons in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia,...

Cutting for Stone on the Kindle

The Story of Cutting for Stone from abrahamverghese.com The story is a riveting saga of twin brothers, Marion and Shiva Stone, born of a tragic union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa. Orphaned by their...

Pharmacists Feel the Love

My husband trusts me implicitly. My friends trust me completely. My kids, well, they're not so sure I don't try to trick them once in a while...

Good Free-For-All-Friday

Wishing you a great Good Friday & a Happy, Blessed Easter! Yes, I love Friday's, especially holiday ones. For the LOL, festivities began early when we met for our monthly get-together @ Ruth's house to discuss her selection, the Kitchen House. Without fail, following every meeting,...